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Review of Fowey Festival 2019
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Review of Fowey Festival 2019Review of Fowey Festival 2019
Review of Fowey Festival 2019
We have had a fantastic week at Fowey Festival with a wonderful range of events centred on celebrating the life and works of Daphne du Maurier. Read our review of the Festival here.... More >>
Review of Fowey Festival 2019
Du Maurier, Brexit and a Cornish Rebellion
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Du Maurier, Brexit and a Cornish RebellionDu Maurier, Brexit and a Cornish Rebellion
Du Maurier, Brexit and a Cornish Rebellion
18th May 2019: du Maurier, Brexit and a Cornish Rebellion, presented by Ella Westland and Bert Biscoe. 4pm – 5pm Fowey Town Hall. Daphne du Maurier’s last novel, Rule Britannia, prefigures Brexit. Britain votes to leave the Common Market, the government enters a US/UK alliance with the States, and American naval ships arrive in St Austell Bay... More >>
Du Maurier, Brexit and a Cornish Rebellion
The Festival Film: <em>Frenchman’s Creek</em>
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The Festival Film: <em>Frenchman’s Creek</em>The Festival Film: Frenchman’s Creek
The Festival Film: <em>Frenchman’s Creek</em>
17th May 2019: The Festival Film: Frenchman’s Creek, 8pm – 10pm, Fowey Parish Church. This year we are showing the 1944 adaptation of one of du Maurier’s most popular novels, Frenchman’s Creek, in which the aristocratic lady, Dona St Columb, is swept away by a handsome pirate in this swashbuckling, romantic adventure. ... More >>
The Festival Film: <em>Frenchman’s Creek</em>
The Daphne du Maurier anniversary talk
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The Daphne du Maurier anniversary talkThe Daphne du Maurier anniversary talk
The Daphne du Maurier anniversary talk
Dr Laura Varnam presents a talk to celebrate the anniversaries of The House on the Strand and The Parasites this afternoon 2pm – 3pm, Fowey Town Hall... More >>
The Daphne du Maurier anniversary talk
An informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s surprising second novel, <em>I’ll Never Be Young Again</em>
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An informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s surprising second novel, <em>I’ll Never Be Young Again</em> An informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s surprising second novel, I’ll Never Be Young Again
An informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s surprising second novel, <em>I’ll Never Be Young Again</em>
15th May 2019: I’ll Never be Young Again by Daphne du Maurier - A Reading Group with Dr Laura Varnam 9.30am – 10.30am, Fowey Hall Hotel. Come along to The Fowey Hall Hotel for an informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s surprising second novel, I’ll Never Be Young Again ... More >>
An informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s surprising second novel, <em>I’ll Never Be Young Again</em>
Writing Cornwall’s Past - walking the borders between ‘now’ and ‘then’
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Writing Cornwall’s Past - walking the borders between ‘now’ and ‘then’Writing Cornwall’s Past - walking the borders between ‘now’ and ‘then’
Writing Cornwall’s Past - walking the borders between ‘now’ and ‘then’
15th May 2017: Sue Kittow and Steph Haxton – Writing Cornwall’s Past, 11.00am to 12pm, Fowey Town Hall. Authors have long been inspired by Cornwall, perhaps because the Duchy’s past is so distinctive. In today’s talk author and freelance journalist Sue Kittow, and historian and novelist Steph Haxton team up to explore walking the borders between ‘now’ and ‘then’ ... More >>
Writing Cornwall’s Past - walking the borders between ‘now’ and ‘then’
A second opportunity to join a Reading Group discussion on <em>The Breaking Point</em>
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A second opportunity to join a Reading Group discussion on <em>The Breaking Point</em>A second opportunity to join a Reading Group discussion on The Breaking Point
A second opportunity to join a Reading Group discussion on <em>The Breaking Point</em>
14th May 2019: Come along to Fowey Parish Hall for an informal reading group discussion of du Maurier’s fascinating short story collection, The Breaking Point (1959), 9.30am to 10.30am, Fowey Parish Hall ... More >>
A second opportunity to join a Reading Group discussion on <em>The Breaking Point</em>
A Playwright Considers the Plays of Daphne du Maurier
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A Playwright Considers the Plays of Daphne du Maurier A Playwright Considers the Plays of Daphne du Maurier
A Playwright Considers the Plays of Daphne du Maurier
14th May 2019: Kate Aspengren - Where’s the Fire? A Playwright Considers the Plays of Daphne du Maurier 11am – 12noon, Fowey Town Hall. While primarily known as a writer of novels and short stories, Daphne du Maurier was also an accomplished playwright... More >>
A Playwright Considers the Plays of Daphne du Maurier
A Reading Group discussion on <em>The Breaking Point</em>
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A Reading Group discussion on <em>The Breaking Point</em>A Reading Group discussion on The Breaking Point
A Reading Group discussion on <em>The Breaking Point</em>
13th May 2019: On Daphne du Maurier’s birthday, what better way to start the day than to join, Dr Laura Varnam in a Reading Group discussion on The Breaking Point, Daphne’s 1959 collection of short stories. 9.30am to 10.30am, Fowey Hall Hotel.... More >>
A Reading Group discussion on <em>The Breaking Point</em>
Events with writers Diane Setterfield and Ruth Ware
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Events with writers Diane Setterfield and Ruth WareEvents with writers Diane Setterfield and Ruth Ware
Events with writers Diane Setterfield and Ruth Ware
Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May: A number of events, while not being solely about her, will undoubtedly reference Daphne du Maurier, so it is definitely worth us mentioning some of these important moments. ... More >>
Events with writers Diane Setterfield and Ruth Ware
Guided walks and tours taking place during the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature
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Guided walks and tours taking place during the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature Guided walks and tours taking place during the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature
Guided walks and tours taking place during the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature
Saturday 11th May to Friday 17th May: During the week of the Fowey Festival there will be a number of guided walks and tours organised by Cornish Riviera Guides. These include Daphne du Maurier's Fowey and the Rebecca walk... More >>
Guided walks and tours taking place during the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature 10th – 18th May 2019
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Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature 10th – 18th May 2019Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature 10th – 18th May 2019
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature 10th – 18th May 2019
9th May 2019: The Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature begins tomorrow. Copies of the programme can be picked up in lots of locations around Fowey and it is also available on the Fowey Festival website. Check here regularly because we will be highlighting the Daphne du Maurier related events that are taking place day by day.... More >>
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature 10th – 18th May 2019
A reminder about the Fowey Rook Hunt 2019
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A reminder about the Fowey Rook Hunt 2019A reminder about the Fowey Rook Hunt 2019
A reminder about the Fowey Rook Hunt 2019
5th May 2019: Just to remind you that people living in the Fowey area, visitors to Fowey and especially those arriving for the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature, can still join in The Fowey Rook Hunt 2019. This special event was launched at this year's Fowey Festival programme launch on Saturday 16th March and you still have time to take part... More >>

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A reminder about the Fowey Rook Hunt 2019
Fowey Rook Hunt 2019
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Fowey Rook Hunt 2019
30/3/2019: The Fowey Rook Hunt 2019 was lunched at the official launch of this year's Fowey Festival programme on Saturday 16th March and you still have time to take part. ... More >>

http://thrussells.com/rooktrail/#tab-id-2


Fowey Rook Hunt 2019
Dr Laura Varnam will hold an extra reading group
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Dr Laura Varnam will hold an extra reading groupDr Laura Varnam will hold an extra reading group
Dr Laura Varnam will hold an extra reading group
28th March 2019: Fowey Festival has announced that due to popular demand they have included and additional date to the programme for Dr Laura Varnam's reading groups. ... More >>

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Dr Laura Varnam will hold an extra reading group
Change of venue for Fowey Festival programme launch
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Change of venue for Fowey Festival programme launch
13th March 2019: Because of the awful weather forecast for Saturday 16th March the launch of the Fowey Festival programme will now take place in the Town Hall, Fowey at 2pm. ... More >>

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Change of venue for Fowey Festival programme launch
Official launch of this year’s Fowey Festival programme – Saturday 16th March
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Official launch of this year’s Fowey Festival programme – Saturday 16th March Official launch of this year’s Fowey Festival programme – Saturday 16th March
Official launch of this year’s Fowey Festival programme – Saturday 16th March
12th March 2019: You are invited to the 2019 Fowey Festival programme launch on Saturday 16th March at 2pm at Berrills Yard, Fowey. To mark the launch of the programme a birthday party, with birthday cake, is being held at Berrills Yard, Fowey to celebrate Isla, The Rook with the Book sculpture unveiled a year ago. Two large cakes are being baked by Niles a local baker in Fowey. ... More >>

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Official launch of this year’s Fowey Festival programme – Saturday 16th March
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature programme now available
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Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature programme now availableFowey Festival of Arts and Literature programme now available
Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature programme now available
8th March 2019: The Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature programme of events is now available on the Fowey Festival website and, if you are on the mailing list, hard copies will be with you soon. Booking for Friends of the Festival begins immediately and for everyone else on Friday 15th March. You can, of course, still become a Friend now and get early booking and other benefits straight away. There are all sorts of great events to interest everyone... ... More >>

http://www.foweyfestival.com


Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature programme now available
Seth Lakeman and Show of Hands to appear at this years Fowey Festival
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Seth Lakeman and Show of Hands to appear at this years Fowey Festival Seth Lakeman and Show of Hands to appear at this years Fowey Festival
Seth Lakeman and Show of Hands to appear at this years Fowey Festival
18th February 2019: Fowey Festival looks forward to welcoming two hugely popular music acts to the Festival this year. Seth Lakeman will be performing on Friday 10th May and Show of Hands will perform on Thursday 16th May. The venue for these two concerts will be St Fimbarrus church, Fowey and both events will begin at 8pm.... More >>
Seth Lakeman and Show of Hands to appear at this years Fowey Festival
Fisherman’s Friends perform at Fowey Festival fundraiser
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Fisherman’s Friends perform at Fowey Festival fundraiserFisherman’s Friends perform at Fowey Festival fundraiser
Fisherman’s Friends perform at Fowey Festival fundraiser
12th February 2019: The hugely popular Fisherman’s Friends from Port Isaac in Cornwall, well known for singing traditional songs of the sea, received a heartfelt welcome when they appeared at St Fimbarrus church in Fowey last Saturday. ... More >>
Fisherman’s Friends perform at Fowey Festival fundraiser
Fowey Festival announces books for this year's reading groups
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Fowey Festival announces books for this year's reading groupsFowey Festival announces books for this year's reading groups
Fowey Festival announces books for this year's reading groups
28th January 2019: We are delighted to announce the two books that have been chosen for this year's Fowey Festival 'Du Maurier Reading Groups' with Dr Laura Varnam: Daphne's second novel I'll Never Be Young Again (1932) and her short story collection The Breaking Point (1959).... More >>

http://www.foweyfestival.com/


Fowey Festival announces books for this year's reading groups
Fowey Festival launches 2019 Adult Short Story Competition on theme of 'Rule Britannia'
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Fowey Festival launches 2019 Adult Short Story Competition on theme of 'Rule Britannia'Fowey Festival launches 2019 Adult Short Story Competition on theme of 'Rule Britannia'
Fowey Festival launches 2019 Adult Short Story Competition on theme of 'Rule Britannia'
The Fowey Festival short story competition for 2019 has just been launched! Inspired by Daphne du Maurier's final novel, the theme is 'Rule Britannia'. The closing date for the competition is the 17th March 2019. Full details available on the Festival website at the link below.... More >>

https://www.foweyfestival.com/adult-short-story-competition-2019/


Fowey Festival launches 2019 Adult Short Story Competition on theme of 'Rule Britannia'
Fowey Festival launches 2019 Awards for Young Writers and Artists
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Fowey Festival launches 2019 Awards for Young Writers and ArtistsFowey Festival launches 2019 Awards for Young Writers and Artists
Fowey Festival launches 2019 Awards for Young Writers and Artists
We are delighted to share the launch of the Fowey Festival Awards for Young Writers and Artists 2019. Open to children and young people (up to 16) in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, the theme of this year's award is, in honour of Daphne du Maurier's most famous novel Rebecca, 'Last night I dreamt...' The closing date for entries is 8th March. For full details on the award and how to submit, visit the link below.... More >>

https://www.foweyfestival.com/awards-for-young-writers-and-artists-2019/


Fowey Festival launches 2019 Awards for Young Writers and Artists

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